The brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao

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The brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao

Díaz, Junot, 1968-

New York : Riverhead Books, 2007.

339 p. ; 22 cm.

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Overweight and nerdy Oscar lives with his Dominican American mother and sister in New Jersey and dreams of becoming a renowned author and finding true love, but unfortunately, a family curse stands in the way of his wishes.

Lexile: 1010L

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ISBN:

978-1-59448-958-7

LC Call No:

PS3554.I259 B75 2007

Dewey Class No:

813/.54 22

Author:

Díaz, Junot, 1968-

Title:

The brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao / Junot Díaz.

Publisher:

New York : Riverhead Books, 2007.

Physical:

339 p. ; 22 cm.

Citation/Refs:

Wilson's Fiction, October 2010

Citation/Refs:

Pulitzer Prize, January 2008

Citation/Refs:

Booklist starred, July 2007

Citation/Refs:

Publisher's Weekly, June 2007

Citation/Refs:

Kirkus Starred, July 2007

Citation/Refs:

Multicultural Review, December 2007

Citation/Refs:

Wilson's Fiction, March 2008

Summary:

Overweight and nerdy Oscar lives with his Dominican American mother and sister in New Jersey and dreams of becoming a renowned author and finding true love, but unfortunately, a family curse stands in the way of his wishes.

Target Audience:

1010 Lexile.

Subject:

Dominican Americans--Fiction.

Subject:

Rites and ceremonies--Fiction.

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